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Attack Drags Canada Into Terror Era as Nation Reels

Businessweek - ‎8 minutes ago‎
An Ottawa police officer outside Parliament Hill on Oct. 22, 2014. A soldier standing guard at the National War Memorial was shot by an unknown gunman and people reported hearing gunfire inside the halls of Parliament.
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Kiwi flies lower on inflation data

Stuff.co.nz - ‎1 hour ago‎
The New Zealand dollar has fallen after inflation came in lower than expected, giving the Reserve Bank extra room to keep interest rates on hold.
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Whiplash: Movie Review

TVNZ - ‎15 minutes ago‎
What drives creativity and what makes it thrive are the two potent ingredients in Damien Chazelle's intensely electrifying Whiplash, the story of Miles Teller's wannabe jazz drummer, Andrew Neyman.
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'Aggressive, fake' retailers putting travellers off at Auckland Airport

TVNZ - ‎8 minutes ago‎
Auckland International Airport, the country's main gateway, said it had talked to its two duty free retailers following what it called “over-zealous competition” at the airport.
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Key's question ducking out of order – Speaker

National Business Review (subscription) - ‎19 minutes ago‎
Parliament's Speaker David Carter has ruled the Prime Minister should have given a proper answer when asked in the House yesterday about his conversations with Whale Oil attack blogger Cameron Slater.
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Search for MH370: Alert to Indonesia to be on lookout for floating wreckage

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
MH370 may have 'descended, spiralled' into southern Indian Ocean · MH370: Emirates Airlines head Tim Clark says missing plane was 'under control, probably until the very end'.
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Woman charged after six baby corpses found in storage locker

TVNZ - ‎2 hours ago‎
A 40-year-old woman has been charged after the discovery of six decomposing baby corpses in a storage locker in the western Canadian city of Winnipeg, AFP reports.
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As US attacks Islamic State, Syria steps up assaults on moderate rebels

Washington Post - ‎3 hours ago‎
BEIRUT - Syrian government forces have dramatically intensified air and ground assaults on areas held by moderate rebels, attempting to deliver crippling blows as world attention shifts to airstrikes by a U.S.
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Firefighters still tackling blaze on Defence property at Burnham

TVNZ - ‎6 minutes ago‎
But officers are concerned about a southerly change coming through which is picking up the winds and could fan the flames. However they say a helicopter with a monsoon bucket has been called in and should take the intensity out of the fire.
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Police take legal action against Hager

National Business Review (subscription) - ‎41 minutes ago‎
Dirty Politics author Nicky Hager is being taken to court by the police, who are seeking access to information he insists is privileged and therefore off-limits to them.

Work hours make community detention 'pointless'

Stuff.co.nz - ‎56 minutes ago‎
A long community work sentence has been imposed on a woman who illegally brought threatened plants into Christchurch on a flight from China.
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Man found dead in Kelston named

New Zealand Herald - ‎3 minutes ago‎
Police at the scene of a homicide investigation at Westech Place in Kelston. Photo / Jason Oxenham. The man who died after an incident in Kelston on Tuesday night has been named as 51-year-old Brett Fraser.
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BNZ boss backs efforts to clean up polluted waterways

New Zealand Herald - ‎2 hours ago‎
BNZ chief executive Anthony Healy has thrown his weight behind efforts to clean up New Zealand's polluted waterways in his first speech since taking the bank's helm five months ago.
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'Level out rates increases' by raising the UAGC

Voxy - ‎1 hour ago‎
The big increases in property valuations reported today would have far less impact on rates increases and decreases if Auckland Council raised the Uniform Annual General Charge (UAGC), the Employers and Manufacturers Association says.
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Fletcher Building helping rebuild Christchurch

Voxy - ‎3 hours ago‎
Fletcher Building will construct 237 new homes in Christchurch over the next two years following the company's appointment as preferred development partner for the Awatea/Carrs Rd Housing Development.
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Shell and Todd caught drilling without approval

National Business Review (subscription) - ‎9 hours ago‎
Multi-national oil company Shell's New Zealand arm and local energy giant Todd Energy have breached the new law governing New Zealand's Exclusive Economic Zone, the Environmental Protection Authority says in an Oct. 10 document released on ...
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Network for Learning in a thousand schools

Stuff.co.nz - ‎2 hours ago‎
A thousand New Zealand schools have now switched to the Network for Learning (N4L), an internet service provided by Spark and funded directly by the Education Ministry.
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Police crackdown aims to reduce Labour road toll

TVNZ - ‎17 minutes ago‎
A spate of deadly crashes in Canterbury has prompted police to step up patrols heading into the long weekend. It comes off the back of a bad month of fatalities nationally too with police saying the year has been a mix of record lows and tragic spikes on the ...

Telcos pour cold water on price cut call

Stuff.co.nz - ‎48 minutes ago‎
The country's two largest telcos are downplaying suggestions broadband prices should fall when wholesale price cuts come into effect in December.
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The Hobbit movies cost up to $870 million to make

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎2 hours ago‎
More movies coverage · Movie session times. The movie trilogy The Hobbit has so far cost nearly three-quarters of a billion US dollars to make as the epic continues to set new benchmarks for studio spending.
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Sinead O'Connor heads to Womad

Stuff.co.nz - ‎8 hours ago‎
SINEAD O'CONNOR: 'You do go through a massive grief about the loss of your looks.' Relevant offers. Music. Go Womad! Sinead O'Connor heads to Womad Sinead to bring new sound to Womad Demons and redemption The legacy (and the return) of ...
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Tim Southee good to go against the Proteas

TVNZ - ‎1 hour ago‎
The visitors are hot favourites to go two nil up in tomorrow's second ODI but Southee who missed the six wicket defeat on Tuesday at Mount Maunganui through a shoulder niggle is ready and rearing to go.
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Joseph Parker lines up next opponent

TVNZ - ‎2 hours ago‎
Joseph Parker has all but lined up his next opponent for December's Fight for Life. The Kiwi heavyweight will get in the ring against New Yorker Vinny Maddelone in Hamilton.
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Ryder's rapid century ramps up selection pressure

New Zealand Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) Jesse Ryder has kept pressure on New Zealand's selectors to re-consider his exile from international cricket by smashing a century from 39 balls for Otago against Ireland in a limited-overs match.
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PHOTOS: Sea Shepherd ship in Auckland ahead of next campaign

TVNZ - ‎6 hours ago‎
With a crew of 25 people from around the world, the ship is here for preparations for the latest Southern Ocean campaign, Operation Icefish.
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The Eagle has landed: Nasa launches free sound library

BBC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
More than 60 samples have been added to the agency's new dedicated Soundcloud account, but listeners are unable to leave comments underneath the files.
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Neanderthals and humans first mated 50000 years ago, DNA reveals

Fox News - ‎2 hours ago‎
Study researcher Svante Pääbo examines a 45,000-year-old femur from a Siberian man that is helping scientists pinpoint when Neanderthals and modern humans interbred.

Students over-estimate fertility

New Zealand Doctor Online - ‎5 hours ago‎
University students in New Zealand significantly over-estimate both age-related fertility and the efficacy of fertility treatments such as in vitro fertilisation (IVF), according to a recent study.
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US to track everyone coming from Ebola nations

New Zealand Herald - ‎18 minutes ago‎
ATLANTA (AP) Federal officials working to keep Ebola from spreading into the U.S. have ordered that all travelers who come into the U.S.
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